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Jul 12, 2017, 09:00 ET The American Kennel Club And Royal Canin Announce Inaugural National All-Breed Stakes For Puppies And Juniors

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry, and Royal Canin, a leading global pet food company specializing in...


Jun 26, 2017, 10:12 ET AKC Pet Care LLC Sinks Its Teeth Into The NYC Pet Care Market

AKC Pet Care LLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired all of SPOT Canine Club's locations. The acquired facilities are located...


May 05, 2017, 14:56 ET The American Kennel Club Presents United States Capitol Police K-9 Unit With Award

The American Kennel Club presented the United States Capitol Police K-9 Unit with the AKC K-9 Officers Award on May 1. The award recognizes the...


May 01, 2017, 09:12 ET The American Kennel Club Celebrates National Purebred Dog Day On May 1st

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) invites you to join us on May 1st as we celebrate pride, predictability and purpose of purebred dogs and...


Apr 24, 2017, 10:30 ET The American Kennel Club Appoints Vice Presidents In Legal Department

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:12 ET The American Kennel Club Posthumously Honors Last Surviving 9/11 Dog

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the nation's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, posthumously presented the last...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:10 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Washington, D.C.

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Washington, D.C.'s top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:05 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Seattle

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Seattle's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:00 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In San Francisco

Once again, the French Bulldog took San Francisco's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:55 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Raleigh

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Raleigh's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:50 ET French Bulldog Is West Palm Beach's Most Popular Breed

This year, the French Bulldog took West Palm Beach's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:45 ET The German Shepherd Regains Title As Miami's Most Popular Breed

This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Miami's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:40 ET Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In Los Angeles

Once again, the Bulldog took Los Angeles's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:35 ET Labrador Retriever Is Most Popular Dog Once Again In Houston

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Houston's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:30 ET Labrador Retriever Leads The Pack Once Again In Denver

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Denver's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:25 ET Labrador Retriever Takes The Top Spot Once Again In Dallas

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Dallas' top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:20 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Chicago

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Chicago's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:15 ET Labrador Retriever Retains Top Spot In Boston

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Boston's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:10 ET Labrador Retriever Is Top Dog Once Again In Atlanta

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Atlanta's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:05 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In New York City

Once again, the French Bulldog took New York City's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2016 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Labrador Retriever Leads The Pack As Most Popular For 26Th Year

The Labrador Retriever does it again! In a press conference today at its new pet care space, AKC Canine Retreat, the American Kennel Club (AKC®),...


Mar 10, 2017, 09:00 ET The American Kennel Club And The AKC Museum Of The Dog Announce Museum Return To NYC

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading authority and advocate for dogs, and the AKC Museum of the Dog are...


Mar 06, 2017, 09:46 ET The American Kennel Club Announces First Set Of 2017 AKC Paw Of Courage Awards

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is honored to announce the first set of...


Jan 31, 2017, 09:30 ET Dogs And Cats Take Over NYC With Westminster Kennel Club And American Kennel Club's Meet & Compete

The Westminster Kennel Club and American Kennel Club (AKC®) present Meet & Compete, a fun-filled, educational event that features AKC Meet the...


Jan 16, 2017, 10:19 ET AKC Petcare LLC's New Grooming and Boarding Space "AKC Canine Retreat" Grand Opening February 11th

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), is pleased to announce that its new pet care space AKC Canine Retreat will have its Grand Opening in New York City...